jueves, 9 de abril de 2009

Sánchez Ramírez

Sánchez Ramírez
Sánchez Ramírez is one of 31 Dominican provinces and is located in the center of the country in the subregion known as the Cibao Cibao Oriental, in the Valle del Yuna. Its capital is the city of Cotuí.

The province was created in 1952. Before its creation, was a town in the Duarte province since June 18, 1945, had been town in the province of La Vega since the founding of the Republic.

Duarte, east and south with the province of Monte Plata and on the west by the provinces Monsignor Nouel and La Vega ..

According to Vicente Tolentino Rojas, in his book "Territorial Division," when Cotuí was known as La Villa del Cotuí Improvement, Party was a parish of La Vega, and with that status came up on 9 February 1822-early the period of Haitian domination, when it was erected Department Community of La Vega, Act No. 40 of Provincial Organization dated July 9, 1845 issued under the first Constitution of the Republic, established himself as Common Province de La Vega.

División administrativa

La provincia se encuentra dividida en cuatro municipios y cinco distritos municipales.


Cevicos is one of the four municipalities comprising the province. It has an area of 650 km ² and is located in the southeastern part of the Northern Region or Cibao. It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Villa Riva, on the south by the municipality of Yamasá; the east by the municipalities of Sabana Grande de Boya and Monte Plata, and the west by the municipality of Cotuí.

This stands out pineapple crop in this also lies the small town of Cave.Cotuí (capital of the province)

By resolution of August 24, 1861, issued by General Pedro Santana, on behalf of the Crown of Spain on political division of the territory of the Republic, became Cotuí Weapons Command Political and Military Government of La Vega, returning to acquire its common condition by Decree No. 812 dated January 24, 1865, issued by the government restored.

Fantino Township

In 1798, Dorv Saulastre in overland journey from Santo Domingo to Cabo Frances, went through a place where today the city of Fantino, auque already known as the Pineapple, the town did not exist, but a farm property Mayor of Cotuí. Although not proven but it is said that he was given the name of The Pineapple farm so there was plenty of this fruit. For some documents that mention the town is likely to begin to develop from the second half of the nineteenth century, is regarded as a founder of Saviñón Francisco (Paco).

Fantino In 1952 he became Borough of the new province of Sanchez Ramirez, created at the same time it by Act of 3 March 3208 that indicated the year, was given the name in honor Fantino Fantino Falco Francisco priest who also distinguished himself as an educator in our country. Undoubtedly, Rincon said his work cited above, pag.197, Fantino is the municipality of the province Sánchez Ramírez, after Cotuí has undergone further development in terms of socio-economic aspect, backed up by public institutions and their private companies.

Cevicos Township

Cevicos named after the river bathing, to 1606 and was mentioned Cevicos, speaking Census Osorio a herd of cows owned by Fernando Morales, a resident of Cotuí, which means, says Rincon Villa La Mejorada, pg. 193, the possibility that the population of Cevicos not as old as some speculators native history of this province want to suggest, indicating the falsehood that was founded in the early sixteenth century, however, by inference is likely that population began to develop in the early nineteenth century (1800).

By decree 606 of June 25, 1859, as president, General Pedro Santana, becomes Cevicos in Common Command Cotuí, 24 August 1861, by resolution of the Captaincy General, after the annexation to Spain, was Military Rank elevated by Commander Pedro Soto, under the military government of La Vega. During the government of the Restoration was again Cevicos Since Cantonal, their fields were fought several skirmishes, in which many cevicanos involved in homeland defense.

Villa La Mata

This community is one of the youngest in the territory which forms the province of Sanchez Ramirez. What is known today as the Mata, in time of the Restoration was called the Higuero Higuerito was also called, and it was only a small settlement which had its center in a large wooden house located on the road Loneliness and the Bija, owned by the Romero family.

Before the settlement began to spread along the road today Cotui-La Vega this part is known as the Camino Real, because it was the most important means of communication of the Republic, also was full of royal palms.

Since the inauguration of the irrigation canals in the early years of the 1950's because of the development of an overproduction of rice in this area is when it starts to turn a fast economic development, leading to massive immigration, established in this area a considerable amount of people from the south and east of the country, especially in the fields of San Juan de la Maguana and Monte Cristis.

It is said that the place, after extended all along the stretch of highway or road, became known by the name of La Mata, which according to tradition, was due to a mango tree located near where the road begins The neighborhood that leads to Corozos. This plant was used to tie goats.



In 1772 during the colonial government of José Solano Pot, founded the town of Angelina, her original name, San Rafael de Angelina, named after the wife of the Solano, Doña Rafaela Ortiz Angelina, at the same time began construction of a port, Mr. Hernando Alonzo, precise order of the governor Solano Pot was the builder. The port was used to transport by canoe, following the route of Camu and Yuna rivers, cocoa, snuff and other agricultural products to the Samaná Bay to be exported to Spain. Antonio Sánchez Valverde in his idea of the value of the Spanish island refers to Angelina and says it was a sort of warehouse for storage of snuff that the king has led to the Royal Factory of Seville. With the landing of Angelina, and Angelina Cotuí, which had been raised to new life Parish recover, strengthen agriculture, planted large quantities of products for export, the main were: snuff, coffee and cocoa. Solano, the governor found it necessary to ask the Crown to build a road from Santiago to Angelina, for baskets of snuff that is harvested in the Cibao were carried in carts to the landing not in the back of beast.

In the heat of the revolution of Cibao tobacco, 7 December 1857, in Moca meet a group of Dominicans with very advanced political ideas to formulate a new constitution and decide to move the headquarters to the capital of the Republic, was then when there is a proposal to raise the capital to Angelina, because this was considered the geographic center of the country and located halfway between Santo Domingo and Santiago. José Hernández represented Eufemio Cotuí, after lengthy discussions the point was voting, Santiago obtaining most votes and the privilege of being the Capital, as it was during the provisional government of the Restoration, but was the point of being Angelina.

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